As billions of standalone devices across the world are getting connected, the Internet of Things (IoT) has become one of the most talked about technology trends. But IoT is not really about technology and connected devices. At its core it is about business outcomes and people; it is about new ways of doing business, talent and change management; it is about migration to open technologies and open business structures based on co-development and ecosystems of partnerships; it is a multi-year, multi-phase journey. So how do you get started? How do you implement IoT to transform your business, adopt new business models and grow new revenue streams? This book will answer all of these questions, and more.
Building the Internet of Things brings innovative business and technology strategies to every business-to-business (B2B) market segment and opens up a progressive world of possibilities to increase both top- and bottom-line results. This book has been written specifically for front-line business decision makers at companies of all sizes who need a practical handbook to get the ball rolling in a tangible way. This dependable resource looks at IoT from a business, strategy, and organizational standpoint. It walks you through identifying the areas in your organization ripe for an IoT-based makeover with the quickest payback on investment. A wide array of real-world examples from organizations across the globe presents you with insights into tailoring IoT for your company without reinventing the wheel.
Building the Internet of Things shows you how to turn disruption into profits and long-term business success.
Testimonials & Reviews
Maciej (Kranz), one of the pioneers of IoT, has masterfully captured best practices and combined them with practical guidelines to help readers begin their own IoT journeys . . . I recommend business and technical managers from every industry read this book to understand how to achieve faster innovation and higher productivity from a successful implementation of IoT.
Too often, experts view IoT and digitization as being about the young. The reality is that IoT will change the future for all of us. In ‘Building the Internet of Things’, Maciej Kranz highlights how ‘Generation IoT’ includes all of us, regardless of age, gender, location and background. Whether you are fresh out of college, or are one of the many established workers looking to re-skill, …Read More
Too often, experts view IoT and digitization as being about the young. The reality is that IoT will change the future for all of us. In ‘Building the Internet of Things’, Maciej Kranz highlights how ‘Generation IoT’ includes all of us, regardless of age, gender, location and background. Whether you are fresh out of college, or are one of the many established workers looking to re-skill, IoT brings opportunity for everyone. ‘Building the Internet of Things’ provides a great primer on the ways IoT will change our lives, and industries, for the better.
It has been an honour working with and getting to know Maciej over the years. In Maciej’s role at Cisco as the Vice President Corporate of the Strategic Innovation Group, he has pioneered and driven Cisco’s IoT innovation efforts. His book cuts through the hype and offers practical advice to business decision makers on how to implement IoT today.
With all the hype surrounding IoT today, Maciej Kranz’s, ‘Building the Internet of Things’ provides organizations with invaluable practical advice and a blueprint on how to get started, and will help them to avoid some of the potential pitfalls as they progress further towards digital operations.
In ‘Building the Internet of Things’, Maciej Kranz shares personal anecdotes, market case studies and practical guidance to help readers successfully create and fast-track their IoT strategies. His insights offer a route for organisations to develop an IoT journey planner that is right for their needs and goals.